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We will open at Easter and Spring bank holidays.
Then from June we will be open on
Sundays from 11-00 till 4-00pm
Here you can see a collection of mining and history exhibits and watch a video about the mine.
There will be guided trips into Day Level which is next to the building.
Self guide leaflets are available (50p) which will help you to explore the rest of the site.
On Selected dates we will open a longer Roberts Level trip into the larger workings where you can see areas that were worked by the miners.
We have for sale some local history books and DVD productions
A full listing of mining and historical video productions from IA Recordings
Including some about Snailbeach are available by clicking the link
Important planning information
The short Day Level trip
This is dry but you will need to stoop in part of the tunnel.
It is suitable for all ages.
The longer Roberts level trip
For this trip you will need wellington boots.
There is a 15 min. walk up to the mine and the floors are uneven.
This trip is not suitable for infirm persons & no one under 5 Yrs is permitted.
Your guide will explain details before the tour starts.
We now have a professionally produced Education Pack
for schools and educational establishments. It includes information to help prepare risk assessments for visits
Please park at the village hall and walk up to the buildings.
“There is limited disabled parking in front of the visitor centre”
Access is mostly on un-made pathways which may be muddy in places and suitable footwear is advised.
On some parts of the site there are steps and steep paths although there are alternative routes if required.
Children are welcome but should be closely supervised by a responsible adult at all times.
Around the site there are description boards which explain the processes.
Guided tours for groups and schools are available either weekends or during weekdays.
These need to be pre-booked
The site is managed on behalf of